Archibald I Leyasmeyer

Educational Background & Specialties

Specialties

  • 18th-century literature
  • drama
  • modern drama
  • verbal and visual satire
Courses Taught
  • EngL 1019 - Introduction to Modern Drama
  • EngL 3112/3112H - Survey of English Literature--The 17th and 18th Centuries
  • EngL 3117 - Eighteenth-Century English Literature
  • EngL 3242/3242H - Shakespeare
  • EngL 5175 - Twentieth-Century Drama
  • EngL 5940 - Eugene O'Neill and Tennessee Williams
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Director of Undergraduate Studies and of Honors, English, University of Minnesota: 1991 - 1994
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies and of the Honors Program, Department of English, University of Minnesota: 1972 - 1974
  • Faculty Director of the Program for Individualized Learning, University College, University of Minnesota: 1979 - present
  • Minnesota Humanities Commission: 1994

Creative

  • Vice President, Guthrie Theater: 1973
Awards
  • Academy of Distinguished Teachers, University of Minnesota, 1982
  • CEE Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Minnesota, 1989
  • Gordon L. Starr Award, 1989
  • Morse Amoco/Alumni Teaching Award, University of Minnesota, 1997